The ‘Young and Lonely King’ charts the life of Prince Charles, Duke of Albany, an embattled boy who was baptised in anticipation of an early death. The result is a historical tale that is steeped in tragedy as Jane Lane brings to life a man masked in misery. From the death of his brother, Henry, which left him lonely, vulnerable and under the influence of Buckingham, to his disastrous marriage with Henrietta Maria, a spoilt, capricious woman, this is a very human tale about a very human king.
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Jane Lane was born Elaine K Dakers and her first novel was published when she was just seventeen. She adopted the pen-name of Jane Lane to reflect the historical nature of her books, Lane being the maiden name of her grandmother, a descendant of the Herefordshire branch of Lanes who sheltered King Charles II after his defeat at Worcester. A versatile and dynamic author, Jane Lane has written over forty works of fiction, biography, history and children's books.
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Descripción House of Stratus, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 264 pages. 8.07x5.31x0.60 inches. This item is printed on demand. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0755108507
Descripción House of Stratus, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0755108507
Descripción House of Stratus, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0755108507